What We've Been Reading
Resolve Simple Merge Conflicts on GitHub
You can now resolve common merge conflicts within GitHub itself.
What’s New and Exciting in PHP 7.1?
A rundown of nice new features in PHP 7.1.
PHP 7 String Optimisation
If you're using PHP 7,
is faster than
"hello " . $x
How to Discover Your Company’s DNA
Working out what makes your organisation unique.
NIST Digital Authentication Guideline
NIST's new password guidelines no longer require character types or periodic rotation.
The Big Hex Machine
Massive 16-bit computer for learning how computers work.
Why I Picked Node.js For My Startup
Interesting post about choosing Node.js over other options for a startup - I particularly liked "It's not cool anymore"!
Donald Trump meets with tech leaders
The President-Elect meets a broad range of Silicon Valley's bigwigs...
Elon Musk and Travis Kalanick are joining Donald Trump’s strategic and policy forum
... and then adds Elon Musk (Tesla and SpaceX) and Travis Kalanick (Uber) to his strategic advisory panel.
Profit Sharing Boosts Employee Productivity and Satisfaction
How profit sharing actually affects employee well-being.
Repositories Are Just Collections
Small but useful reminder that Symfony repositories are just collections, and can be treated as such.
Turning $140k From Kickstarter Into $40k Of Debt
Lessons learned in running a business built on Kickstarter.
What We've Been Watching
Finding Happiness in Functional Programming
Really interesting talk on how Kickstarter use Playground Driven Development to test their mobile apps.
Tools That Interest Us
Nice looking PHP LINQ clone.
A Git query language.